Summary: Overall the performance of this lens is very solid indeed: Nikon describes it as "the ideal walkabout lens", adding that it offers "maximum flexibility with minimum kit", and that claim definitely stands good.
Excerpt: Nikon has answered the call of FX (full-frame) camera users to provide a lens comparable to their ultra-popular NIKKOR AF-S 18–200mm f/3.5–5.6G VR II DX-format lens with their new AF-S 28–300mm f/3.5–5.6G ED VR.
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm F/1:3.5-5.6G ED VR Lens – Review
D-Photo and The Photographer's Mail
4 May 2011
Conclusion: The main advantage of an interchangeable lens camera is obviously its interchangeable lenses, which theoretically allow photographers to use the correct lens for any specific subject or conditions.
Pros: Long zoom range, Effective image stabilization, Very sharp, Perfect for FX sensor bodies